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There are a number of organisations that can help you find further or higher education courses for once you have left school after the age of 16 or if you’re looking to go to university. Financial support is also available.


Youthi can provide information, advice and support for young people living in Rotherham, including learning, training and job opportunities

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UCAS has information on local learning and training opportunities visit

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Post 16 education and training providers in and around Rotherham

Colleges and sixth form providers

Post-16 Further Education Provision and Specialist Colleges

Colleges- General FE

Specialist Colleges


For information regarding other post 16 providers

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Apprenticeships combine practical training in a job with study. As an apprentice you’ll:

  • work alongside experienced staff
  • gain job-specific skills
  • earn a wage and get holiday pay
  • get time for study related to your role (usually one day a week)

Apprenticeships take 1 to 5 years to complete depending on their level.

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DisabledGo provides information on accessibility in thousands of buildings across the UK and Ireland, including universities.

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Go Overseas

Go Overseas has information studying abroad for students with disabilities

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Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK can help with information regarding your rights as a student

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Financial Support for accessing Higher Education

As a higher education student, you can apply for a Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) if you have a disability, including a:

  • long-term health condition
  • mental health condition
  • specific learning difficulty, e.g. dyslexia

The support you get depends on your individual needs.

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Other information

Find independent schools

Download a checklist for schools

Find out about 16-19 Bursary funds